March 1935

Das Beriberi Herz.

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By Prof. K. F. Wenckebach. Price, 12 marks. Pp. 106, with 38 illustrations. Berlin: Julius Springer, 1934.

Arch Intern Med (Chic). 1935;55(3):532. doi:10.1001/archinte.1935.00160210185017

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This little monograph is the result of observations by Professor Wenckebach made in the Netherland Indies, and such a study of a controversial subject by an expert cardiologist seems to the reviewer of great value. Actual myocardial lesions are described, and an interesting tendency to "right-sided failure" is emphasized. The pathologic and clinical features are discussed in detail, and the text is richly illustrated with photographs of specimens, roentgenograms and electrocardiograms. There is a full bibliogra spec

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